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S07690 Summary:

Amd 1112, Pub Health L (as proposed in S.1759-A & A.126-A)
Relates to the list of emerging contaminants; directs the commissioner of health to establish the first list within 180 days and to update the list every three years.
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S07690 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                    IN SENATE
                                     January 7, 2022
        Introduced  by  Sen. SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
        AN ACT to amend the public health law, in  relation  to  establishing  a
          list of emerging contaminants
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Paragraph c of subdivision 3 and subdivision 13 of  section
     2  1112  of  the public health law, paragraph c as amended and paragraph 13
     3  as added by a chapter of the laws of 2021 amending the public health law
     4  relating to establishing a list of emerging contaminants, as proposed in
     5  legislative bills numbers S. 1759-A and A. 126-A, are amended and  para-
     6  graph d of subdivision 3 is relettered paragraph e and a new paragraph d
     7  is added to read as follows:
     8    c.  The commissioner shall, at a minimum, include the following chemi-
     9  cals identified as emerging contaminants in the first list  of  emerging
    10  contaminants:  [1,2,3-trichloropropane; chloromethane (methyl chloride);
    11  1,1-dichloroethane; bromomethane (methyl bromide); chlorodifluoromethene
    12  (HCFC-22);  vanadium;  molybdenum;  cobalt; strontium; chromium-6; chlo-
    13  rate;]  perfluorononanoic  acid  (PFNA);  perfluorohexanesulfonic   acid
    14  (PFHxS);  perfluoroheptanoic  acid (PFHpA); perfluorobutanesulfonic acid
    15  (PFBS);  hexafluoropropylene  oxide  dimer  acid   (HFPO-DA);   [N-ethyl
    16  perfluorooctanesulfonamidoacetic      acid      (NEtFOSAA);     N-methyl
    17  perfluorooctanesulfonamidoacetic  acid  (NMeFOSAA);]   Perfluorodecanoic
    18  acid  (PFDA);  Perfluorododecanoic  acid (PFDoA); Perfluorohexanoic acid
    19  (PFHxA); [Perfluorotetradecanoic acid (PFTA); Perfluorotridecanoic  acid
    20  (PFTrDA);] Perfluoroundecanoic acid (PFUnA); 11-chloroeicosafluoro-3-ox-
    21  aundecane-1-sulfonic  acid (11Cl-PF3OUdS); 9-chlorohexadecafluoro-3-oxa-
    22  nonane-1-sulfonic acid (9Cl-PF3ONS); 4,8-dioxa-3H-perfluorononanoic acid
    23  (ADONA); Nonafluoro-3,6-dioxaheptanoic acid  (NFDHA);  Perfluorobutanoic
    24  acid  (PFBA);  1H,  1H,  2H,  2HPerfluorodecane  sulfonic acid (8:2FTS);
    25  Perfluoro(2-ethoxyethane)sulfonic acid (PFEESA); Perfluoroheptanesulfon-
    26  ic acid (PFHpS); 1H,1H, 2H, 2H-Perfluorohexane sulfonic  acid  (4:2FTS);
    27  Perfluoro-3-methoxypropanoic  acid  (PFMPA); Perfluoro-4-methoxybutanoic
    28  acid (PFMBA); 1H,1H,  2H,  2H-Perfluorooctane  sulfonic  acid  (6:2FTS);
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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     1  Perfluoropentanoic acid (PFPeA); Perfluoropentanesulfonic acid (PFPeS)[;
     2  testosterone; and 4-androstene-3, 17-dione].
     3    d. The commissioner shall make regulations to list the following addi-
     4  tional substances as emerging contaminants; provided however the commis-
     5  sioner may, upon review and recommendation by the drinking water quality
     6  council pursuant to section eleven hundred thirteen of this title deter-
     7  mine  not  to include such chemicals as emerging contaminants by January
     8  first, two thousand twenty-four:  1,2,3-trichloropropane;  chloromethane
     9  (methylchloride);  1,1-dichloroethane;  bromomethane  (methyl  bromide);
    10  chlorodifluoromethene (HCFC-22); vanadium; molybdenum; cobalt;  stronti-
    11  um;  chromium-6;  N-ethyl  perfluorooctanesulfonamidoacetic acid (NEtFO-
    12  SAA);   N-methyl   perfluorooctanesulfonamidoacetic   acid   (NMeFOSAA);
    13  Perfluorotetradecanoic  acid (PFTA); Perfluorotridecanoic acid (PFTrDA).
    14  Provided, however, the commissioner may, upon review and  recommendation
    15  by  the  drinking  water  quality council, determine not to include such
    16  chemicals as emerging contaminants:  testosterone;  and  4-androstene-3,
    17  17-dione.
    18    13. The commissioner shall [publish] make draft regulations containing
    19  the  first  list  of  emerging  contaminants within [ninety] one hundred
    20  eighty days of the effective date of this  subdivision  and  shall  make
    21  regulations implementing this subdivision within ninety days thereafter.
    22    §  2.  This  act  shall  take  effect on the same date and in the same
    23  manner as a chapter of the laws of 2021 amending the public  health  law
    24  relating to establishing a list of emerging contaminants, as proposed in
    25  legislative bills numbers S. 1759-A and A. 126-A, takes effect.
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